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Hartry Field

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198777915

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777915.001.0001

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First Illustration of Why Mathematical Entities are Useful: Arithmetic

First Illustration of Why Mathematical Entities are Useful: Arithmetic

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(p.22) 2 First Illustration of Why Mathematical Entities are Useful: Arithmetic
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Science without Numbers
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Hartry Field

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777915.003.0002

Provides an elementary illustration of the kind of application of mathematics that can be accounted for by the conservativeness of mathematics alone, without invoking the assumption that the mathematics being applied is true. The illustration involves the application of the arithmetic of natural numbers.

Keywords:   application of mathematics, arithmetic, conservativeness, mathematical truth

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